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“This is a nude beach but it's a great beach.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Little Beach

Little Beach
Wailea Alanui Rd., Makena State Park, Wailea, Maui, HI
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Wailea
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Lehi, Utah, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“This is a nude beach but it's a great beach.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Maui Reveal says this can have nude sunbathers on it but lets be real, it's a nude beach. If you are fine with nudity then I suggest you check out this gem. It's a beautiful, secluded beach with great water and people. You don't have to go nude, which I didn't and everyone is cool with that. I do hear that it gets pretty rowdy on Sunday nights (we left early afternoon), so you might want to avoid that time. Highlight was seeing a nude surfer. You don't see that every day.

Visited April 2014
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Jacksonville, Florida
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“Awesome beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This has got to be one of the most beautiful nude beaches I have ever been to!
There are a few textile people that go but most of them get brave enough to at least go topless before they leave
You do have to climb through some rough rocks to get there off of Big Beach, but it was so worth it!

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Grayslake, Illinois
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“Cool location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This beach was very private. One of my favorites but not for everyone. Not easy to access but beautiful. There is a mix of sand and volcanic rock formations. Great for snorkeling. Very private.

Visited March 2014
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Roseville, California
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Little Beach lived up to expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I've been to quite a few nude beaches and resorts and had wanted to visit Little Beach for quite some time. I didn't make it on previous visits to Maui but finally did last week. It lived up to what I had read about it being one of the best nude beaches. Very nice sand, great water, and great people. The people were friendly and willing to chat as they usually are at nude venues compared to textile ones. I wish I'd had more time. Hopefully I will be able to get back to Maui and Little Beach

Visited April 2014
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“One of the best nude beaches in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We seek out nude beaches when we travel, and as you would expect, they are usually hard to get to (prevents police from enforcing local nudity laws, which do exist in most countries). Of them all, Little Beach is the most beautiful, has some of the best waves, and is reasonably accessible. The climb over has been well documented by other reviewers. We have never found overcrowding a problem, certainly not compared to beaches on the Mediterranean where your towel often touches your neighbor's. The rip tides can be significant, but watching the waves from shore is always an option. From November to April, there are always whales blowing and breaching on any day. What more could we ask for - we have come here every year for 20 years, and can still make the climb over?

Visited April 2014
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